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Dec 8, 2013 6:30am EST
inequality and a record income gap. the president argued that decade's long shift in the economy has undermind all groups poor and middle class that now face the same problems once attributed to inner city minority groups. one prescription is the height to the federal minimum wage now at 7.25 per hour. >> i'm going to keep pushing till we get a higher minimum wage for hard working american across the country. it will be good for the economy and our families. >> president made his call one day before thousands of fast food workers in 100 cities nationwide walked off the job on thursday in protest of low pay. these workers want a minimum wage hike to $15 per hower, higher than what the democrats want in the state at $10 an hour. president obama supports the 10.10 hike. congress has not raised the wage since 2009 on the legislation passed with george w. bush was president. >> is an increase in the minimum wage justify at a time when real wages for all income levels, except the top have been flat or falling, not rising? >> i think you just made the case, all wages were falling except for
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 6:30pm EST
recession. but what kind of jobs is the economy creating? an ice storm causes havoc in the middle of the country. manuel bojorquez is there. and allen pizzey on the years that made the man. >> for 18 of the 27 years he spent in prison, nelson mandela walked down this corridor everyday and at the end of that walk there was no freedom, there was this. >> reporter: with bob simon on the moment he was free. >> after 27 years, his head was high and his fist was clenched. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the south african government announced today that the state funeral for former president nelson mandela will be a week from sunday-- the culmination of days of memorial services. president obama will lead the u.s. delegation and he's invited the former american presidents to join him. mourners continued to gather today at mandela's home in johannrg died last night and at his former home in soweto. and for us, no one image captured his legacy better than this-- blacks and whites side by side honoring the father of a mu
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
house. president obama is renewing his call to raise the minimum wage. >> making sure our economy works for every working american. >> reporter: the national restaurant association says most fast food workers are happy and labor unions are staining these demonstrations. >> you cannot be an employee and be demanding salary based on your needs. salaries have to be based on the economy and what the economy in the area can bear. >> reporter: organizers say they are planning more protests in the future. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >> well, the stars sure came out last night in rockefeller center. the christmas tree is now in place. mayor michael bloomberg turned on the lights that illuminated a dazzling display of 45,000 multicolored led lights. it's a 76-foot spruce tree from connecticut. it is part of a ceremony that dates back to 1933. this tree you see here will be on display till january 7. afterward it is will be milled into lumber and it will be donated to habitat for humanity. >>> the holiday decorations are up inside the white house. first lady michele obama helped us
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
away from a drug economy. to a more diverse and traditional egrarian type of economy. so we put in place the road map opportunities. will the afghan people be able to achieve it? much will turn on their governance and their own leadership. but we have laid that opportunity in front of them. i don't think we can back away from the necessity to continue assisting. canada has committed $100 million ongoing. and there is an old legal maxim that says once you start to render assistance, you have to continue. you can't let somebody drown. and i think the international community does recognize that. and also that the stakes are high. there are many, as is the case ongoing, in syria that are playing in this particular part of the world and st needs to win. there needs to be an ongoing and lasting stability in that country, and in that region. >> let me ask about the security conference and you were the founder of this event, in hall fax, and has it developed the way you expected and where do you think it is going to be five years from now? >> well, i'm really proud and i'm humbled the b
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
... people to innovate, create new technologies and jobs... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >>> that's our broadcast for tonight. we want to thank you for joining us. >> we're always on wusa 9.com. letterman is next. make it a good night. >> and make yo ( band playing "late show" theme ) >> from the heart of broadway, broadcasting across the nation and around the world, it's the "late show" with david letterman. tonight... plus paul shaffer and the cbs orchestra. i'm alan kalter. and nohew, t mayor of funkytown, david letterman! captioning sponsored b
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
is the economy creating? an ice storm causes havoc in the middle of the country. manuel bojorquez is there. and allen pizzey on the years that made the man. >> for 18 of the 27 years he spent in prison, nelson mandela walked down this corridor
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am EST
invest. it's everyday reinvesting for your personal economy. be careful babe. [ doorbell rings ] let's see what's cookin'. look at this. that's a swiffer. i don't have to climb up. did you notice how clean it looks? morty are you listening? morty? [ morty ] i'm listening! i want you to know. and i had like this four wheninch band of bumpslestening? it started on my back. that came around to the front of my body. and the pain from it was- it was excruciating. i did not want anyone to brush into me to cause me more pain than i was already enduring. i wanted to just crawl up in a ball and just, just wait till it passed. it's holiday time, and no fruit is as versatile as our ocean spray cranberries, which is why were declaring it the unofficial official fruit of the holidays! the fig's gonna be so bummed. [ laughs ] for holiday tips and recipes, go to oceanspray.com. ♪ carre highway is just one of the songs that earned gordon lightfoot a secure place in the ranks of modern singer/songwriters. this morning he talk to john blackstone for the record. ♪ >> we begin with a warning. songs
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:30pm EST
... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >> pelley: today the los angeles county coroner said autopsy results for actor paul walker could be released by tomorrow. dental records are needed to make a positive identification. walker, who was 40, died saturday after the car he was riding in crashed and exploded. ben tracy has more. >> reporter: this video shows the fiery wreck moments after paul walker and a friend crashed into a pole in valencia, california. this is walker just before leaving a fund-raiser saturday standing next to a porsche carrera gt, a sports car. his friend, roger rodas, who races cars, was believed to be driving it when they crashed. shr-fs detectivive say speed was a factor but don't think they were racing. the speed limit in the area was wa miles per hour. lker was best known for his role in the "fast and furious" films. the franchise focused on illegal street racing. the films grossed $2.3 billion. production on the seventh installment is
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. ...are the hands that do good things for the whole community: the roenvinment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. ♪ pose! yeah! ♪ flash! yeah! ♪ ♪ get the family to strike a pose, ♪ ♪ and show off your brand new clothe♪s! ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. >>> no ard to say no to the opportunity of a lifetime. even if it's five hundred miles away. there's a lot to figure out. new city. new job. new bank. a friend recommended suntrust. because mobile banking lets me manage my money how i want, when i want. so i can make the most of my new life. and focus on all that's ahead. with every suntrust checking account, it's easy to avoid fees and go
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >>> stocks were lower and investors are worried that a pair of better than expected reports on the economy will mean the federal reserve will start pulling back the stimulus program. >>> happy van winkle sells just 7,000 cases of the bourbon. made even more rare by the recent theft around $26,000. >>> as the search for the thief continues. >> be able to -- it is an inside job. >> the sheriff isn't buying this was all a publicity stunt. >> i was going to post a photo on facebook. >> it's one of her explaining she's teaching students how quickly a photo can beseen by lots of people. >> three and a half million people liked it. >> you can't just post something on there and think it's not a big deal because it can be a big deal. >>> there was a seahawks recovery and a touchdown the crowd went so wild, that at a seismic recording station nearby, a tremor measuring between magnitude 1 and 2 shook the ground. >>> it has been almost a year since the sandy hook school shootings and now a judge has ordered the 911 tapes from that awful day be made public. >> that comes over and above the objections
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
losing 25 points. the dmakz was up a fraction. >>> the federal reserve found the economy held steady during the 16-day shutdown. seven of the bank's 12 banking districts found the growth moderate. most will not change its stimulus program when it meets on december 17th. >>> start the presses. "newsweek" is going back into print. paper copies of "newsweek" will begin rolling off the presses next year. "newsweek" stopped publishing print editions a year ago. the magazine's owner ibt media wants the weekly version to be paid for by subscription fees instead of advertising. no word on how much that magazine will cost. >>> well, the super bowl is still two months away but all the ad spots have been sold. that's one month earlier than last month's game. fox sports says one reason is that the super bowl will be played in the new york market. it's estimated that some 30-second spots sold for more than $4 million. >>> and, anne-marie, you have a smartphone, right? maybe a smart tv? how about a smart bra? >> well, it's a concept from microsoft to combat overeating. the smart bra has removable
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
. the economy has added an average of 202,000 jobs a month from august to october. the unemployment level stands at 7.3%. indications that the fed may cut back its economic stimulus sent stocks lower on wall street. the dow jones industrial average lost 68 points, its fifth straight day of decline. the nasdaq fell four points. asian markets were cautious ahead of the u.s. jobs report. tokyo's nikkei gained nearly 1% and hong kong's hang seng added nearly a fraction. general motors is pulling most of its brand from europe. it will end by 2016. gm says it will concentrate its european efforts on its european made opal brand. they'll offer the corvette throughout europe. >>> and fast food workers demonstrated for higher wages yesterday. protests and work stoppages were held across the country. the effort to raise the minimum wage to $16 an hour began about a year ago led by the service employees international union. >>> and when a tennessee couple ordered breakfast at mcdonald's, they got bucks instead. greg and stacy terry found three bags filled with money. it turned out the restaurant's deposit
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am EST
stimulus of the economy. it's been its longest losing streak since september but the markets are waiting on today's jobs report due out at 8:30. checking the numbers for you the dow dropped 68 points closing at 15,821. the s&p 500 was down by almost 8 points. the nasdaq was off by about 5. >>> microsoft says it will beep you security to pre-- beef up security to prevent government snooping. the agency was intercepting traffic. microsoft fears the nsa may have broken into their global communication links as well. "the shington post" reports that microsoft plans to encrypt the data flowing through all of its communication, productivity and other scheses. google andrea -- services. google and yahoo plan to do the same thing. >>> attending college is not getting any cheaper. according to a new report by the institute for college access and success, itself average debt for the -- average debt for the class of 2012 is more than $29,000. that sup 10% from the year before and it's worse around our neck of the woods. the report says students in the east and midwest tend to borrow much more than i
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
to innovate, create new technologies and jobs... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >>> all of the crews out there are working trying to keep those primary roads open. those secondary roads are slippery and don't forget the sidewalks, very dangerous tonight. >> walking around, it sounds common sense, but people fall all the time when they try to get to their car tomorrow and you're right, secondary roads are bad, but i'm more concerned about downed power lines and trees overnight with the heavy freezing rain. let's start with the headlines. this is the story, phase three if you will and we're looking at pretty serious icing. 27 to 31 overnight north and west of town. major icing is possible overnight north and west. you won't believe how much is possible. the morning commute icy north and west, montgomery county and fairfax county, of course, up to frederick and out to loudon. morning commute is just wet south of d.c. and east of i-95. allow extra ti
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
is fund mentally flawed and continues to reek havoc on american families, businesses, and the economy. >> police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 tonight to help catch a killer. the victim is anthony robinson gunned down late last night in the 1900 block of 17th street southeast. robinson was 26 and so far, police have no suspects and no motive. >> take a look at this mess on the beltway. just before 11:30, maryland state police say two vehicles collided near route 50. one of those vehicles was hauling trash, which then spilled all over the interstate. crews have since cleend cleaned up that mess. >> the release of a man being held in cuba. they held a vigil today in support of allen. today marks four years that he's been held in a cuban prison. he was working in cuba as part of a u.s. agency to increase access. the cuban government arrested and sentenced him to 15 years in prison accusing him of trying to undermine the regime by setting up unauthorized communication systems. his wife says that her husband is always on her mind. >> i wake up with allen on my mind in the morn
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
expected reports on the economy will mean the federal reserve will start pulling back the stimulus program. >>> happy van winkle sells just 7,000 cases of the bourbon. made even more rare by the recent theft around $26,000. >>> as the search for the thief continues. >> be able to -- it is an inside job. >> the sheriff isn't buying this was all a publicity stunt. >> i was going to post a photo on facebook. >> it's one of her explaining she's teaching students how quickly a photo can beseen by
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